Lecture with Namibian Supreme Court Justice David Smuts

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Lecture with Namibian Supreme Court Justice David Smuts

The Department of English and Creative Writing welcomes Namibian Supreme Court Justice David Smuts to Dartmouth.

Monday, October 14, 2019
4:00pm-5:30pm
Sanborn Library, Sanborn House
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Justice Smuts was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in May 2019. His book: Death, Detention and Disappearance : A lawyer's battle to hold power to account in 1980's Namibia will be published by Tafelberg in South Africa next year. 

 

Smuts was appointed to the High Court in 2010, and has been very active, writing a number of key opinions. He also, during apartheid, founded the Legal Assistance Centre, a non-profit legal aid center that remains one of its kind in Namibia. 

 

For more information on Justice Smuts and his election into the Academy of Arts and Sciences, please visit The Namibian.

For more information, contact:
Bruch Lehmann
(603) 646-3993

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.